Sue Ding

Sue Ding is a documentary filmmaker and immersive media creator based in Los Angeles. She directs and produces nonfiction media—from feature documentaries to virtual reality—for a wide range of platforms, including PBS and The New York Times. Sue’s work explores the intersection of identity, storytelling, and visual culture. Her most recent film, The Claudia Kishi Club, premiered at South by Southwest this year.

Sue also consults on interactive and multiplatform projects, writes about documentary storytelling, and serves as Senior Programmer for New Media at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. She is an alum of MIT’s Open Documentary Lab and Comparative Media Studies graduate program, and a Senior Civic Media Fellow at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Her interests include location-based storytelling, participatory documentary, food culture, hybrid cinema, and speculative fiction.